Rainier Avenue Church

Welcome! SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE is at 9:00am and 10:30am

Rainier Avenue Church (RAC), located just south of Columbia City in the Rainier Valley, works to bring wholeness in Jesus Christ to people across racial, cultural, and socio-economic lines. RAC is an anchor church in the community through its collaborations with local organizations such as Urban Impact, Coalition for Community Development and Renewal (CCDR), and the Rainier Chamber of Commerce. RAC is a vital part of the Rainier Valley and the world because it serves as a gateway to link significant interaction among committed stewards who provide jobs, education and social services locally and abroad.

An update on our Advent Offering: we were hoping to collect $15,000 for the renovation of the Naomi Cotton Friendship House, which will be used as short term housing for refugees that we welcome through World Relief. The total that we have raised as of December 31st was:


THANK YOU to everyone who gave, for your amazing generosity, and all praise to our God who is able to do more than we could ever ask or imagine! And keep your eyes open for future announcements about work parties to get the house ready for our next family!

[12/30/16]   Don't forget: ONE combined service at 10 am this Sunday! Let's worship together as one congregation as we welcome in the new year.

Nursery and toddler care available, elementary kids will be having a Pajama Breakfast Party. Feel free to bring fruit or your favorite cereal to share!

Rainier Avenue Church | Giving

A reminder that any tithes and offerings must be received by the church office or post marked by December 31st to be counted towards 2016 tax receipts. That includes any donations going towards the Naomi Cotton Friendship House. Please click the link for details on how to give, and thank you so much for your generous partnership!

rainieravenuechurch.org Giving Thanks for your interest in giving at Rainier Avenue Church! We believe that giving is a spiritual discipline that helps us grow and experience God’s blessing and generosity. You can give on Sunday mornings, by putting cash or check into the offering baskets. Giving envelopes are available in...

[12/24/16]   Join us for Christmas service this Sunday, 9 am and 10:30 am. All children are invited to join us for a shortened family friendly service, followed up with apple cider and cinnamon rolls!

"When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, “Let’s go to Bethlehem! Let’s see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” - Luke 2:15

Rainier Avenue Church | 10:19 Teams


Looking for a worthy cause to give towards before the end of the year? Please help our church serve refugees through the Naomi Cotton Friendship House!

The Naomi Cotton Friendship House was generously provided to the church by a congregation member to provide short-term housing for refugees. These refugees come to this country through World Relief and are cared for by trained members of our church (our 10:19 Teams). The house will provide these families with a safe place to begin their lives in the United States, while also helping them to establish a rental history for the future.

For more information on our 10:19 Refugee ministry and to donate, click the link. All donations are tax deductible. Thank you so much for your generosity!

"He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt." Deuteronomy 10:18-19

rainieravenuechurch.org 10:19 Teams The biblical call regarding foreigners and refugees is clear: we are commanded to love those who come to this country in need because God loves them (Deuteronomy 10:19), and because by serving them, we are serving Christ himself (Matthew 25:40). This is not only a calling that we are giv...

Celebrating the fourth Sunday in Advent with the RAC Christmas Choir singing "Mary's Boy Child".

[12/16/16]   Don't forget, our Christmas Pop Up Parties are this Sunday afternoon at 3 pm. After starting in the fellowship hall, we will break into groups and "pop-in" to five different locations in the neighborhood to have snacks and participate in fun activities, including decorating cookies and making bags to give to the homeless. And we'll be singing Christmas carols all along the way!

It is forecast to be cold on Sunday, so please dress warmly and wear shoes for walking. There will be options for those with mobility issues. And don't be late, or you will have to run to catch up with your group!

Our second CONNECT potluck is tomorrow (Wednesday) night at 5:30 pm in the fellowship hall. Bring a dish and a story to share with one another!




5900 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Wednesday 6pm - 8pm
Sunday 9am - 12:30pm
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